Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Report on field trip to Fisheries Research and Information Centre, Hessarghatta organized by the Dept of Life Sciences on July 19, 2018

A field trip was organized on July 19, 2018, for the students of 5CBZ and 5BCZ to the Fisheries Research and Information Centre, Hessarghatta Fisheries Research and Information Centre, Hessarghatta, as part of our course in Aquatic biology. The research institute comes under the Karnataka Fisheries and Science University and was set up in the year 2004. It is located adjacent to the Hesarghatta Lake which is 25kms from Bangalore. The centre is located over a span of 10 acres of land. The main mandate of the institute is to supply good quality fish feeds and conduct research on improved variety of aquatic crops.  The students got to know about the facilities and conditions required to culture various species of fishes, especially the common commercially sought fishes, rearing hatchlings etc. The students gained insights on the practical aspects of Fisheries.
 

Report on Visit to Naraya Nethralaya Organised by Department of Life Sciences 2018

The students of second year MSc Zoology, Christ (Deemed to be University) were
taken for a visit to Narayana Nethralaya on August 31, 2018 by the faculty of the department;
Prof. Ganesh and Mr. Deepak. Ms. Monica, instrumental engineer at Narayana Nethralaya  explained in detail the working of instruments like  Lasic machine, Keratograph, Eximer, Retinoscope etc.  She conducted the session by beginning with the basic explanation of the human eye and its parts and affecting disorders. Therefore when the instruments were shown, the biology behind the study and interpretation of the related disorder was easily understood. Dr Nakl and Ms Monica clarified the doubts of students. It was really an enlightening session with respect to the study of human eye and its defects and possible causes and treatments were also explained. The faculty and students thanked Dr. Naik, Ms. Monica and all other staff members at Narayana Nethralaya for providing an opportunity to visit the hospital and getting to know the use of major instruments used in eyecare.